The new U2 album that was pretty much forced onto iTunes users when the 2014 Apple Keynote Event happened caught everyone by surprise... but not so much in a good way. Twitter was riddled more
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Throughout the course of music history, there have been bands that have had a meteoric rise which coincided with their fleeting fame. That said, music fans will forever be ruing the day didn't have a chance to see Queen with Freddie Mercury, and decided to blow off that Led Zeppelin tour because they'd be back in 1981. These blunders, seeing a band at its pe...
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There are thousands of rock bands that have existed throughout the decades ever since the dawn of rock and roll, but only the greatest ones have stood the test of time and continue to be classic and popular bands to listen to with their timeless music. Who are the greatest rock bands of all time?Anyone can vote on this best rock bands list, which makes these...
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List of the greatest live bands or artists of all time, created and ranked by music fans worldwide asks the question "who is the best live act of all time"? What band or artist had such an impact up on that stage that it took their music to a whole new level? Maybe they had a spectacular stage show - like Floyd - or maybe they just overpowered you ...
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100 Highest Paid Celebrities In The World: Power List 2011
Using their list of the 100 most powerful celebrities, Forbes magazine ranks the 100 highest-paid celebrities in the world. While others may try, these celebs are both the most powerful and the highest paid for the year ending May 2011. Also ranking as the richest and most-exposed on television and the radio for the year, TV host Oprah Winfrey reigned suprem...
Power List Of 100 Popular Celebrities: Press Survey Rankings
Instead of ranking the most powerful celebrities in the world by wealth or earnings during the year, this unique Forbes list ranks the most powerful celebrities in the world in terms of their press exposure. Interestingly, neither the top-earning celebrity of 2011 nor the most-powerful celebrity from 2011 ranked at the top of this list.For the year ending in...
The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time
When VH1 polled fellow artists to name the greatest artists of all time, it seemed like a good idea---but in reality, the list was truly flawed. According to them, Coldplay is better than Pearl Jam, Mariah Carey is only greater than six artists, etc! Not to mention other impactful artists were left off of the list. So I thought that maybe we try the countdow...
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Some of the strangest opening act bookings no doubt leave music fans scratching their collective heads. Most of the time, an opening act 'gels' well with the headliner. Rock bands, for instance, tend to open for other, more well-known rock bands. Occasionally, though, for some reason, very, very unlikely pairings happen. Who on Earth thought of having Jimi H...
Best Bands for Drowning Out Noise Around You
Your coworkers are great. So are the strangers at your local coffee shop. But sometimes you just want some peace and quiet. In this modern era of open office plans and screenwriters toiling at each and every Starbucks, you need to know which bands are the best for drowning out all the chitchat and noisy business around you. Luckily, the bands on this list ar...
The Worst Rock Bands of All Time
Here they are: the absolute worst rock bands in history, ranked from the most awful bands to the kind of okay but still pretty bad by the Ranker community and real rock purists (probably like you!). This list has the absolute worst rock bands of all time and includes related corresponding album information and pictures when available.While many of these band...
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Our favorite yellow family. Who's your favorite guest star in the 2 decades+ that it's been on the air?
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The best live bands of 2011 include mainstream rock icons like U2 and Foo Fighters, indie and Americana darlings like The Avett Brothers, over-the-top arena acts like Muse and straight up classic bands like The Pixies (really, if you haven't seen The Pixies live, you are doing yourself a great disservice). I've put together this list to recognize the great l...
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